Fashion Show

This is one I have been doing for 20 years and it's always fun.  I get the students to prepare a little fashion show to practise adjectival endings.  There is a great interactive activity on the … [Read more...]

Fortune Teller Fun

fortune teller

This is a great way to practise key questions in pairs that makes a change from the usual partner work.  The wonderful Clare from Monk's Walk School brought a template for the fortune teller to … [Read more...]

Art of speaking


This is by no means an original idea but I came back to it as I had to teach Art to my Year 12 as part of the new A level specification.  The game is easy: divide students into pairs.  One student has … [Read more...]

Make listening a highlight

As mentioned in a previous post, listening is often seen as a test.  With this listening, I simply made a multiple choice answer grid and let students highlight the correct answers.  There is … [Read more...]

Translation’s a highlight!


I have started using highlighters to make translation more accessible to students (particularly those just starting the GCSE course).  The concept is easy: give the students a photocopy of the text to … [Read more...]